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Model Military Number Name
1943   RB-1 Conestoga
The Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Co., famed for stainless steel railroad cars, was asked by the US Navy to develop the Conestoga, a stainless steel cargo aircraft, in 1942.  Contracts to produce this aircraft were cancelled after 17 were built.
      
   

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